5 S. Beach Street,
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Previously operated by: J.B. Milne Theatres
Functions: Fraternal Hall
Styles: Art Deco
Previous Names: Lewis Picturehouse
Located in Stornoway, Ross & Cromarty, on the Isle of Lewis off the west coast of north Scotland. The Playhouse was opened in February 1934. It was operated by A.G. Matthews Circuit of Glasgow. It was equipped with a Western Electric(WE) sound system. By 1944 it was part of the J.B. Milne Theatres chain of Dundee and was equipped with a British Thomson-Houston(BTH) sound system. For a while it was known as the Lewis Picturehouse.
In the 1960’s it was operating as a part time bingo club with films retained on other days. The Playhouse was still open in 1969, but had closed in 1979. The building is used today by the Royal British Legion and they moved out in March 2014.
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